It is with deepest sorrow that Embassy of Ukraine in the Republic of Lithuania has learned about the untimely death of a True Friend of Ukraine, Lithuania’s citizen Mr. Vaidotas Sankalas – Founder and Chair of a private charity initiative “European Hope for Ukrainian Children of War”. Ambassador of Ukraine to the Republic of Lithuania Mr. Volodymyr Yatsenkivskyi with his spouse, the staff of the Embassy of Ukraine in the Republic of Lithuania express their deepest condolences to family, relatives and co-workers of Mr. Vaidotas Sankalas about his death.
The Ukrainian and Lithuanian societies suffered heavy and irreparable loss - a man who, by his good and noble deeds, made the lives of the population, foremost, the children affected by the Russian aggression in Ukraine’s Donbas, better and full of love and hope for a peaceful future. Ukrainian people will always remember the personal contribution of Mr. Vaidotas Sankalas to the involvement of Lithuanian humanitarian and volunteer assistance for the needs of the Ukrainian population in the area of the conduction of the Anti-Terrorist Operation / Joint Forces Operation.
We cherish the memory of this kind-hearted and extraordinary person, a true patriot of Lithuania.